Binker Golding, John Edwards & Steve Noble: Moon Day
1 LP Limited Edition
Award winning saxophonist and composer Binker Golding returns to Byrd Out with a new trio comprising giants of the experimental scene Steve Noble and John Edwards for analbum of unparalleled instant creativity: 'Moon Day'. The albumplays with the post truth zeitgeist, using the first major moonconspiracy of 1835 as a launch pad, throwing a sly wink at Buzz Aldrin as the trio impart on their own musical odyssey.
The sheer variety of pace, tone and texture across the record is breathtaking, from Golding’s soft, almost weightless opening on‘One Giant Step’ through to the skittish re-entry of ‘Reflection’ as the musicians ricochet off one another, the album bursts with ideas and energy, yet remains coherent and singular in its purpose.
Recorded during a gap between the various lockdowns of 2020, you can sense the release from the musicians as they combine after enforced isolation with atelepathic sense of where to push each other: Noble interjecting both chaos and order from the drums; Edwards the rocket fuel propelling the unit on; and Golding soaring and cutting throughon sax. You will not find a better showcase of these musicians’phenomenal abilities. This is free jazz at its most compelling andmost engaging. ‘Moon Day’ is undoubtedly a future jazz classic.
- A1 One Giant Leap, Parts I-Iv
- B1 Reflection (5:15 Min)
- B2 Lunar Wind (15:42 Min)